Author Archives: John Rath

About John Rath

John Rath is a veteran IT professional and regular contributor at Data Center Knowledge. He has served many roles in the data center, including support, system administration, web development and facility management.

SGI and SAP Plan In-Memory Appliance

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SGI announces plans to develop an appliance based on the SAP HANA platform, and Switzerland telecom Sunrise Communications selects Violin Memory to dramatically speed up processing times. Read More

GreenButton Partners with NVIDIA for Affordable Cloud Rendering

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GreenButton, a provider of compute intensive and integrated on-demand cloud solutions, announced a partnership with NVIDIA (NVDA), which complements the company’s existing offerings in the Digital Media and Entertainment industry, and provides a more complete service for both studios and freelance artists. Read More

Google Cloud Platform Adds Hadoop Connector

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Google adds a connector to make Hadoop easier on its Cloud Platform, Air France uses HP Cloud Service Automation to increase reliability and decrease cost on its infrastructure, and Egenera launches a new release of its Cloud Suite Platform.
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Is Intel Inside Your Cloud? Now You’ll Know

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Intel (INTC) is teaming with cloud service providers (CSPs) around the world to launch its Cloud Technology Program, aimed at providing cloud users with a clear view into the technology powering their cloud-based infrastructure. Read More

Nutanix Nets $101 Million in Funding

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Converged Infrastructure solutions provider Nutanix has closed on a $101 million Series D financing, co-led by Riverwood Capital and SAP Ventures. The new funds will help accelerate the company’s global expansion, and boost hiring and investments in research and development. Read More

Red Hat Launches Test Drives on AWS

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At its annual Partner conference in Scottsdale, Arizona this week Red Hat (RHT) announced new Test Drives on Amazon Web Services (AWS) with three Red Hat partners – CITYTECH, Shadow-Soft, and Vizuri. Read More

Amazon Adds Edge Locations in Taiwan, Brazil

Amazon expands edge locations to Taipei and Rio de Janeiro, Dell helps customers use Salesforce.com, ScaleOut Software extends its in-memory data grid, and PlanSource raises $12 million to continue to innovate its insurance exchange and benefits administration cloud offering. Read More